On Space http://aviationweek.com/blog/6698/feed On Space en Russian Soyuz Overcomes Solar Array Problem to Deliver Three to ISS http://aviationweek.com/blog/russian-soyuz-overcomes-solar-array-problem-deliver-three-iss <div class="node-body blog-body">"We're monitoring the solar arrays, but the power seems to be fine." Mission Control Moscow informed Soyuz commander Alexander Samokytyaev, cosmonaut Elena Serova and NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/russian-soyuz-overcomes-solar-array-problem-deliver-three-iss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/russian-soyuz-overcomes-solar-array-problem-deliver-three-iss#comments Space On Space Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:19:00 +0000 1194271 at http://aviationweek.com <p>The International Space Station welcomes its first Russian female, Elena Serova, front left, cosmonaut Alexander Samokutyaev and NASA astronaut Barry &quot;Butch&quot; Wilmore, both in blue, second row, left and center. &nbsp;They were greeted by Russian commander Max Suraev, front row right, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst and NASA&#39;s Reid Wiseman, back row, left to right. NASA</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Space Station Crew Captures Dragon Cargo Capsule http://aviationweek.com/blog/space-station-crew-captures-dragon-cargo-capsule <div class="node-body blog-body">International Space Station astronaut Alexander Gerst, of the European Space Agency, captures SpaceX Dragon capsule.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/space-station-crew-captures-dragon-cargo-capsule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/space-station-crew-captures-dragon-cargo-capsule#comments Space On Space Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:37:00 +0000 1191441 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX Dragon Cargo Mission Lifts Off for the International Space Station Early Sunday http://aviationweek.com/blog/spacex-dragon-cargo-mission-lifts-international-space-station-early-sunday <div class="node-body blog-body">SpaceX Dragon expected to rendezvous with the International Space Station early Tuesday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/spacex-dragon-cargo-mission-lifts-international-space-station-early-sunday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/spacex-dragon-cargo-mission-lifts-international-space-station-early-sunday#comments Space On Space Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:13:00 +0000 1190801 at http://aviationweek.com Low Clouds, Rain Force NASA, SpaceX to Scrub Saturday Launch Attempt http://aviationweek.com/blog/low-clouds-rain-force-nasa-spacex-scrub-saturday-launch-attempt <div class="node-body blog-body">Poor weather remains a factor as SpaceX prepared for a second launch attempt early Sunday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/low-clouds-rain-force-nasa-spacex-scrub-saturday-launch-attempt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/low-clouds-rain-force-nasa-spacex-scrub-saturday-launch-attempt#comments Space On Space Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:05:00 +0000 1190791 at http://aviationweek.com Higher and Faster in the X-15 http://aviationweek.com/blog/higher-and-faster-x-15 <div class="node-body blog-body">Fifty five years ago this week test pilot Scott Crossfield flew the North American Aviation X-15 rocket plane on its first powered flight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/archives">From The Archives</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/higher-and-faster-x-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/higher-and-faster-x-15#comments 100 Year Archives Defense Space Ares On Space From The Archives Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:16:00 +0000 1190381 at http://aviationweek.com Podcast: Match Made in Space -- New Companies and Traditional Giants http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-match-made-space-new-companies-and-traditional-giants <div class="node-body blog-body">Major developments in Commercial Crew and rocket engines are the subject of this week’s Check 6 podcast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-match-made-space-new-companies-and-traditional-giants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-match-made-space-new-companies-and-traditional-giants#comments Defense Space Ares On Space Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:05:00 +0000 1190371 at http://aviationweek.com Podcast: U.S. Scrambles To Develop New Rocket Engine In Wake Of Disagreements With Russia http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-us-scrambles-develop-new-rocket-engine-wake-disagreements-russia <div class="node-body blog-body">Frank Morring joined Bill Sweetman and Jim Asker in a discussion about U.S. rocket engine development now and in the near future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-us-scrambles-develop-new-rocket-engine-wake-disagreements-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/podcast-us-scrambles-develop-new-rocket-engine-wake-disagreements-russia#comments Defense Space Ares On Space Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:10:00 +0000 1186411 at http://aviationweek.com Soyuz TMA-12M Makes Safe Return to Earth with ISS Crew http://aviationweek.com/blog/soyuz-tma-12m-makes-safe-return-earth-iss-crew <div class="node-body blog-body">A pinpoint landing for the Soyuz TMA-12M crew, NASA's Steve Swanson and Russians Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev, after 169 days in Earth orbit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/soyuz-tma-12m-makes-safe-return-earth-iss-crew" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/soyuz-tma-12m-makes-safe-return-earth-iss-crew#comments Space On Space Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:10:00 +0000 1185501 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Expedition 40 commander Steve Swanson, of NASA, cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Atemyev, pictured left to right, gather aboard the ISS before departing for Earth. NASA</p> Iridium and Aireon talk ADS-B http://aviationweek.com/blog/iridium-and-aireon-talk-ads-b <div class="node-body blog-body"><b>The full-length version of AW&amp;ST&#39;s August 2014 interview with Iridium CEO Matthew Desch and Aireon President and CEO Donald Thoma is below, with web-only excerpts highlighted in green.</b></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/iridium-and-aireon-talk-ads-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/iridium-and-aireon-talk-ads-b#comments Space Global On Space Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:35:00 +0000 1181671 at http://aviationweek.com Undersea Astronaut Crew Will Test Deep Space Communications, Robotics Strategies http://aviationweek.com/blog/undersea-astronaut-crew-will-test-deep-space-communications-robotics-strategies <div class="node-body blog-body">"Imagine we land humans on Mars and we have five to 10 robots we can send out to areas of interest for our researchers to look at," said Randy Bresnik, NEEMO 19's commander. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/undersea-astronaut-crew-will-test-deep-space-communications-robotics-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/undersea-astronaut-crew-will-test-deep-space-communications-robotics-strategies#comments Space On Space Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:24:00 +0000 1179021 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Florida International University&#39;s Aquarius undersea lab, Atlantic seabed serve as analog for deep space missions. FIU/NASA.</p>